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Report: Dont'a Hightower expected to miss 6-7 months

Dont’a Hightower helped the New England Patriots win a Super Bowl title, but he might not be on the field when they begin their quest to defend it.   The Patriots linebacker is expected to miss six to seven months while recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Of course, half a year is a long period of time, so it’s entirely...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower Needs Surgery To Repair Torn Labrum

It appears Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas weren’t the only players battling serious arm injuries in Super Bowl XLIX. New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower is expected to undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday, citing a source. With the Super Bowl over, the plan is for #Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats' Hightower rooting for 2 top-seeded teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Dont'a Hightower has extra time to prepare for his top-seeded team's playoff game. Meanwhile, he'll be rooting for another No. 1 seed. The New England Patriots linebacker plans to watch his college team, Alabama, face Ohio State in a College Football Playoff semifinal Thursday night. ''I'm definitely going to catch that one,'' Hightower said Tuesday while...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hightower ready for toe-to-toe with ex-mate Richardson

BY DAN BEGNOCHEComing from a powerhouse collegiate program such as the University of Alabama, New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has a lot of ex-teammates that are currently on the opposing sideline come Sunday.Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson is one such former roster mate."Looking forward to going up against Trent," Hightower said, via Lee Schechter...
Via AFC East Daily
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL defends official moving Dont'a Hightower on blocked FG

Photo via NFL.comRight before the Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt by Nick Folk that ended up being the final play of the game, an NFL official had Dont'a Hightower reposition himself because he was close to being in an illegal position.Of course, there has been much controversy concerning the play ever since it happened. The kick was blocked and the Patriots barely...
Via Patriots Life
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Tom Brady, Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins

The New England Patriots head up to Buffalo to take on the Bills in a always tough divisional in week six. Star quarterback Tom Brady injured his ankle Friday at practice and was limited. He is officially listed as questionable according to the Patriots official injury report. #461896295 / gettyimages.com Along with Brady, linebacker Dont'a Hightower is also listed as questionable...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower among Patriots offseason award winners

Bostonglobe.comDont'a Hightower was among Patriots best offseason performers. Each offseason, the Patriots award standout participants of their offseason workout program. Players who win the award have their photo hung up near the teams weight room, and are also given priority parking spots at Gillette stadium. Via Field Yates ESPN:"The other award winners were linebacker Jerod Mayo...
Via Patriots Life
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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